Guest accommodation Access Statement
Access Statement for the Vernon – Guest Accommodation
The Vernon is situated just off the promenade in a central location making us convenient for all of Blackpool’s finest amenities such as the Tower to the north the Pleasure Beach to the south and within easy walking distance of all three Piers, Town and Theatres. There are tram and bus stops just 30 metres away.
We have tried to provide as much information in this statement as possible, but if you have any quires please do not hesitate to call.
We can provide this information in larger print or on Audio disk if required
We can accommodate 64 people and have 23 ensuite bedrooms:
1 x single
7 x double
3 x twin
5 x double and single
5 x double with bunks beds
2 x double with twin beds and a 5th single for larger families
Each bathroom has mains pressure shower, with thermostat controller for the water temperature , wash hand basis and toilet . A shaver light / socket is available in each Bathroom
A shower stool is available on request at reception
A bath mat is available on request at reception
Heating the rooms and general areas is operated by Central Heating automatically. Radiators in the rooms can be controlled with the thermostat control on the radiator
The Vernon has been awarded English Tourism Council 3 Stars for Guest Accommodation.
The Vernon is available to people of all ethnic backgrounds, religions and sexual preference without discrimination.
Assistance Pets are accepted but unfortunately we can not accommodate other pets.
Smoking is NOT ALLOWED in any part of the Vernon.
Due to the buildings architectural design, Guests totally confined to a wheelchair, travelling alone will probably not be able to access the building.
Guests with hearing / sight difficulties are welcome, if travelling with someone who, or can themselves recognise/hear the fire alarm system in the event of an emergency. Additional assistance is available in the event of an evacuation.
We have an extensive website where details of the Vernon can be found. www.vernon-hotel.co.uk
Bookings / enquires can be made online www.vernon-hotel.co.uk or telephone 01253403863.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific query.
From Blackpool North Train Station, proceed down Talbot Road to Talbot Square opposite North Pier. Turn left onto the Promenade and travel south for approximately 1.2 miles to Wellington road, turn left into Wellington Road – The Vernon is situated 3rd building on the left.
From M55 proceed A5230 taking 1st exit at next roundabout onto Squires Gate link Road, to next roundabout 3rd exit onto Progress Way, Proceed A5230 Squires Gate Lane to Starr Gate Junction. Turn right onto the Promenade and proceed north for approximately 2 miles to Wellington Road, turn right into Wellington Road – The Vernon is situated 3rd building on the left
Taxis are widely available in Blackpool.
Bus routes No.1 and 11 run close to the Vernon
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
We ask all arriving guests to call at Reception at the Vernon, 6-8 Wellington Road before parking.
Car parking is generally available in the car park to the rear of the Vernon. In rare circumstances use of a public car park may be necessary. There is limited on street parking
We are approximately 10 minutes away from Blackpool North Railway station ,where taxis are readily available
We are approximately 10 minutes away from Blackpool Bus Station , where taxis are readily available
The Vernon has 4 steps to the front of the building, with a hand rail on either side of the steps. The front doors are a double UPVC doors and can open to a maximum width of 60 inches. The doors open into the building.
Rooms G1 and G2 are on the ground floor – level access
Rooms 1 – 14 are on the first floor, accessed by 14 steps
Rooms 15 – 24 are on the second floor accessed by a further 14 steps
The floor covering throughout the Vernon area is carpet
Fire activation break glass points are detailed in the fire procedure on the back of the bedroom door that you are occupying.
Fire alarm sounders are situated in each room with your Lodge
In addition to the bathroom in each bedroom there is a residents only Toilet on the landing of the first stairs, accessed by 9 steps.
The is another toilet at the back of the first room corridor accessed by 14 steps
Dining Room, Bar area and TV Lounge
The Bar area, comfortable seating for 60 people is on the ground floor with level access
The TV Lounge, seating for 12 people in comfortable Chesterfield Leather sofas is on the ground floor with level access
The Dining room, seating for 56 people is on the ground floor with level access.
There is not a Laundry within the Vernon, but there are a number of laundry's within walking distance. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom
There are a number of Shops within walking distance of the Vernon. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom
The main shopping area of Blackpool is a 10 minute walk from the Vernon
Buses and taxis are freely available from the Vernon
There are a number of Leisure facilities In Blackpool. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom. If there is anything specific that you are looking for Please do not hesitate to ask
Blackpool Football Club is a 2 minute walk from the Vernon
Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting
Clubs & Entertainment
There are a number of Clubs / Pubs within walking distance of the Vernon. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom
Blackpool has a wide range of Entertainment throughout the season, please ask for the latest information at the Vernon reception or look on www.blackpoollive.co.uk
Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units
Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)
Boats - Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat
Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Resort is a 10 minute walk from the Vernon
Both South and Central piers are a 10 minute walk from the Vernon. North Pier is a 15 minute walk from the Vernon
Taxis, Buses and Trams are readily available from the Vernon
Grounds and Gardens
George Bancroft Park is a 5 minute walk from the Vernon
Stanley park is a 10 minute taxi ride from the Vernon
If there is anything you feel we have missed out of this statement please let us know and we will add the information if we feel it will be of benefit to others.
Address: Lyn and Andrew resident on the premises and are available 24 hours a day , in the event of an ememgency.
Telephone: Telephone 01253 403863
Email: Info@ vernon-hotel.co.uk
Hours of operation: Check in from 2pm on the day of arrival, although you may be able to have earlier access if your room is available. Please ring for Information
Check out is 10am on the day of Departure
Local equipment hire companies: Wheelchair hire available locally, ask at the Vernon Reception for information
If you require any other hire equipment, please ask at Reception and we with do our best to assist you
We are striving to maintain / improve the decor etc of the Vernon. Please help us to help you
Contact Telephone and Email Address
We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone 01253403863 or email Andrew@vernon-hotel.co.uk
Created - July 2010